The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Valentine’s Day is a sad day for many, but it does not have to be. If you have a friend, relative or pet that you love, seize the day to show your affection for them.

OPINION: Celebrate Valentine’s Day your way

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 15, 2022

Romance and I have never gotten along. As much as I may want it, it always seems to avoid me. For that reason, Valentine’s Day has always been a sad and depressing holiday rather than the joyous event...

My heart on Valentine’s Day, brimming with self-love!!

OPINION: I! Love! Valentine’s! Day!

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2022

Originally, the iconic day of love was not meant for what it is today. During the 14th century, Valentine's Day was more of a “mating season” than it was about celebrating you or your partner's love,...

Is Valentine’s Day just a gigantic marketing scam created by greeting card companies to make money? Or is it a holiday actually worth celebrating?

OPINION: Valentine’s Day – day of love, or corporate scheme?

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2022

Valentine’s Day is a day that is supposed to celebrate love and appreciation.  However, this day of love seems to be one of the most disputed holidays in America. People cannot agree whether...

We ensure that the families and the horoscope match because that’s what makes a beautiful, successful marriage!

SATIRE: Special Valentine’s Day offers for Indian matchmaking services

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2022

Welcome to the Indian Matrimony Site! Seems like your daughter is old enough to be someone’s bondswoman.  Did you ask how much it costs to match your daughter with a chauvinistic male? Huh—maybe...

Try not to make resolutions during the most miserable time of the year. Make them during holidays, adapt them in your free time and pursue them during hard times.

OPINION: No more New Year’s resolutions

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist January 11, 2022

“I think that New Year's resolutions are unrealistic and it is not a good way to make big changes all at once,” said Andrew Cannon, master’s student in electrical engineering.  Amy Chu,...

With the holiday season looming, it is time to focus on why we are truly buying gifts for our friends and families.

Give gifts out of love, not obligation

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor December 6, 2021

Gifts are meant to be a way to show love and appreciation for others. Christmas has partially ruined that. Growing up, I have learned a lot of negative things about Christmas and its tradition of gift...

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